New Zealand's first artificial surf reef now appears to have
been a complete wipe-out, with authorities deciding to remove
the $1.5 million development at Mt Maunganui just a decade
after its construction began.
The man who has admitted murdering Christchurch community
support worker Amy Farrall, then attacking two female
hitch-hikers on the West Coast was on parole at the time of
his crime spree and had been out of prison only six months.